Liverpool were busy on transfer deadline day this week. The Reds had to be. A string of catastrophic injuries forced the club’s hand. We saw a few arrivals and a few departures as the window slammed shut. One new arrival has already been impressing. Liverpool fans have been drooling over Ozan Kabak after he nutmegged Trent Alexander-Arnold in training.
Liverpool sign Ozan Kabak
Fans had been begging the club for a new signing since the autumn.
When Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez were ruled out for the season it seemed inevitable that a player would be signed as soon as the window opened.
Instead, the club decided to wait. All of the signals were that the Reds would wait until the summer to bring in their preferred targets.
Then Joel Matip was also sidelined for the season and the club were left with no option.
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The Turkish defender had been a long term target with links stretching back over a year.
Ozan Kabak and Trent Alexander-Arnold
The Reds have been hard at work preparing for a visit from Manchester City.
The Citizens are flying high at the top of the Premier League and look set to run away with the title.
A win is vital if Jürgen Klopp’s side want to keep themselves in with a shout.
Footage from training has caused a stir with Kopites, a video from the club account shows Ozan Kabak nutmegging Trent Alexander-Arnold in a passing drill.
The Schalke loanee appears to be settling in well, some fans have called for him to start the big game this weekend.